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Orton Farmers Market

Why support Farmers Markets?

Supporting local farmers helps sustain local communities.

Other benefits are:

  • Self-help for local & small farmers
  • Adds to local food economy
  • Improves/maintains biodiversity
  • Makes local foods available
  • Reduces environmental impacts 
  • Creates rural/urban links 
  • Creates town/city centre regeneration 
  • Other retailers/food outlets benefit
  • Awareness of farming, seasonality
  • Fresher, locally grown foods available 
  • Organic/environmental issues 
  • Social - improves community spirit 
  • Adds to tourism 
  • Can be self-sustaining 
  • Links with many climate change objectives